The Roots of Progress


Our first-year fundraising goal is $500,000. Thanks to generous donations from Patrick and John Collison among others, we’re already more than halfway there (as of August 2021).


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We accept PayPal for one-time or monthly donations:


Make checks out to “The Roots of Progress” and mail them to:

9450 SW Gemini Dr
PMB 74328
Beaverton, OR 97008-7105

Due to processing fees, please use PayPal (see above) for donations under $300.

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Tax status

We have filed for IRS recognition of our status as a 501(c)(3) public educational charity. In the US, donations to such organizations are tax-deductible. The recognition is expected later in 2021, and will be retroactive to our incorporation in May.

Our EIN: 86-3502300